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Barro Negro, Black Clay, Faces Mugs - Large

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Barro Negro, or Black Clay Large Mug with Face 100% Made in San Bartolo Coyotepec, Oaxaca.

Astonishing pieces made of world-renowned black clay of Oaxaca. Each piece is shaped by hand and baked in an underground wood fire of thick black smoke, which gives the pieces their black special color. Combined as a whole process these ‘Black Clay’ or ‘Barro Negro’ pieces are one of the most sought-after pottery styles in all of Mexico.

With playful, and traditional faces, these handmade mugs are like no other. Large enough to fill your big coffee needs, these mugs will make the perfect addition to your collection, add a special touch to your mornings, and, of course, make the perfect gift.

  • Made of locally-sourced Barro Negro, or black clay.
  • No dyes are used, the clay acquires its black color from the special mud in Coyotepec and the smoke used when baked.
  • Handmade: Each piece is one of a kind as no molds or potter's wheels are used when making these special mugs.
  • MEASUREMENTS:
    Each mug is approximately 4" in diameter x 4" tall
    Holds approximately 2.25 cups, or 18 fl oz. 
  • CARE:
    Barro Negro is baked at low temperatures, which makes it not microwave or dishwasher safe. Handwash and let it fully dry before next use. 
  • Sold individually.

At Lolo - Mercadito we are committed to acknowledging the nature of each product. With each purchase, you are getting a unique and authentic piece that was handmade with love by artisans from Mexico. These are artisanal products. For this reason, there might be some flaws and variations in color, measurements, shapes, and design.

 

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